After years of discussion, fee-for-service payment models are finally being challenged in a real way. With value-based care, providers are reimbursed based on patient health outcomes instead of number of patients they see. Value-based care needs vendors as well as providers to operate differently. But these new revenue models and the modern approach to hiring deserve special consideration.
Multi-national ride-sharing company, Uber plans on leveraging its platform to deliver food and prescriptions to needy patients who can’t get around on their own.
Five social determinants of health prioritized by the CMS are food insecurity, housing instability, transportation needs, interpersonal violence and utility needs.
Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.
A new study has examined the role of social media on depression. There is a wide spread belief that social media has a negative impact on mental well-being.